The Luck of the Amish

Frequent MSNBC guest talking head, Mike Barnacle, was discussing the Democratic primary on Morning Joe just now and mentioned that he thinks “the luckiest people in the world right now are the Amish. They don’t have TVs.”

And therefore they don’t have to suffer through televised Pennsylvania primary-related punditry (Which way will beer drinkers break? What would Rocky do?)

Oh. Turns out Barnacle was talking about ads. No TV, no barrage of campaign ads.

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.